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New Spain PM to move Catalan, Basque prisoners closer to home

Jun 19, 2018 - 10:58 AM

Moving the prisoners will satisfy demands made by Catalonia's two separatist parties and the Basque Nationalist Party which helped Pedro Sanchez topple his conservative predecessor Mariano Rajoy

MEETING DEMANDS. In this file photo, the leader of the Spanish Socialist Party (PSOE) Pedro Sanchez gestures during a press conference at the PSOE headquarters in Madrid, December 23, 2015. Pedro Armestre/AFP

Spain's new PM unveils pro-EU government dominated by women

Jun 07, 2018 - 10:13 AM

Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez says his executive is 'a reflection of the best in society' – a society he describes as composed of women and men, old and young, rooted in the European Union

CABINET. Spanish prime minister Pedro Sanchez speaks during a press conference to announce his new cabinet members at La Moncloa palace in Madrid on June 6, 2018. Photo by Javier Soriano/AFP

Catalonia to declare immediate independence if 'yes' wins referendum

Jul 04, 2017 - 8:38 PM

If the majority of votes are for creating a Catalan republic obviously independence will have to be declared immediately says Gabriela Serra a member of the separatist coalition that governs Catalonia

CATALONIA. People hold Catalan pro-independence 'estelada' flags outside the TSJC (Superior Court of Catalonia) in Barcelona on February 6, 2017. File photo by Josep Lago/AFP